Human Genetics: Problems and Approaches Author: Emeritus Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Friedrich Vogel, Arno G. Motulsky M.D. Published by Springer Berlin Heidelberg ISBN: 978-3-662-03358-6 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-662-03356-2 Table of Contents: Introduction History of Human Genetics The Human Genome: Chromosomes The Human Genome: Genes and DNA Formal Genetics of Humans: Modes of Inheritance Formal Genetics of Humans: Linkage Analysis and Gene Clusters Formal Genetics of Humans: Multifactorial Inheritance... Topics: Medicine, Human genetics, Human genetics, Medicine
Human Dignity and Human Cloning Author: Silja Vöneky, Rüdiger Wolfrum Published by Springer Netherlands ISBN: 978-90-04-14233-6 DOI: 10.1007/978-94-017-6174-1 Table of Contents: The Creation and the Dignity of Man in Islam The Pali Buddhist Approach to Human Cloning Some Aspects of the Buddhist Assessment of Human Cloning The Jewish Perspective on Cloning Christianity and Western Philosophy Human Cloning from a Scientific Perspective The Human Embryo is a Person and not an Object Does the... Topics: Cloning, Cloning, Human genetics, Human genetics
Chromosomes Today: Volume 14 Author: Michael Schmid, Indrajit Nand Published by Springer Netherlands ISBN: 978-90-481-5855-3 DOI: 10.1007/978-94-017-1033-6 Table of Contents: Mammalian Sex Chromosome Evolution — The Rise and Fall of the Y Chromosome Avian Sex Chromosomes and Sex-Linked Genes DMRT Genes and Sex Determination in Medaka Evolution of the Y Chromosome in Primates The Male Hypermethylation (MHM) Region on the Chicken Z Chromosome: Female-Specific Transcription and its Biological... Topics: Medicine, Human genetics, Human genetics, Medicine
Chemokine Roles in Immunoregulation and Disease Author: P. M. Murphy, R. Horuk Published by Springer Berlin Heidelberg ISBN: 978-3-662-05405-5 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-662-05403-1 Table of Contents: Introduction to Chemokines and Chemokine Antagonists Chemokine Influences on Adaptive Immunity and Malignancies of the Immune System Chemokines as Plurifunctional Mediators in the CNS: Implications for the Pathogenesis of Stroke Chemokines and Cancer Preliminary Observations on CC Chemokine Receptor... Topics: Medicine, Human genetics, Immunology, Human genetics, Immunology, Medicine
Pharmacology and Therapeutics of Asthma and COPD Author: Professor Clive P. Page, Professor Peter J. Barnes Published by Springer Berlin Heidelberg ISBN: 978-3-642-05590-4 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-662-09264-4 Table of Contents: β-Adrenoceptor Agonists Anticholinergic Bronchodilators Theophylline in the Treatment of Respiratory Disease Corticosteroids Mediator Antagonists and Anti-Allergic Drugs New Bronchodilator Drugs Selective Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors in the Treatment of Respiratory Disease... Topics: Medicine, Human genetics, Neurosciences, Toxicology, Human genetics, Medicine, Neurosciences,...
Gene Therapy Author: Kleanthis G. Xanthopoulos Published by Springer Berlin Heidelberg ISBN: 978-3-642-72162-5 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-72160-1 Table of Contents: A Few Glances at the Function of Chromatin and Nuclear Higher-Order Structure in Transcription Regulation Transcriptional Regulation and Gene Expression in the Liver Modeling Genetic Diseases in the Mouse The Use of Genetic Switches for the Generation of Conditional Mutants at the Level of Cells and Animals Application of Tetracycline... Topics: Medicine, Human genetics, Oncology, Cytology, Cytology, Human genetics, Medicine, Oncology
Excitatory-Inhibitory Balance: Synapses, Circuits, Systems Author: Takao K. Hensch, Michela Fagiolini Published by Springer US ISBN: 978-1-4613-4895-5 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4615-0039-1 Table of Contents: Historical Overview: The Search for inhibitory neurons and their function The Organization and Integrative Function of the Post-Synaptic Proteome Dynamism of Postsynaptic Proteins as the Mechanism of Synaptic Plasticity Construction, Stability and Dynamics of the Inhibitory Postsynaptic Membrane... Topics: Medicine, Human genetics, Neurosciences, Human genetics, Medicine, Neurosciences
Mitochondrial Diseases: Models and Methods Author: Dr. Patrick Lestienne Published by Springer Berlin Heidelberg ISBN: 978-3-642-64166-4 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-59884-5 Table of Contents: Introduction Organization and Expression of the Mitochondrial Genome Mitochondrial DNA Inheritance in Mammals Molecular Basis of Mitochondrial DNA Diseases Structural Studies on Human Mitochondrial tRNAs Structure, Function and Pathology of Complex I Complex II or Succinate: Quinone Oxidoreductase and Pathology... Topics: Medicine, Human genetics, Biochemistry, Cytology, Biochemistry, Cytology, Human genetics, Medicine